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Arthur Clinton Morgan (1881–1957)

Arthur Morgan, c.1930

Arthur Morgan, c.1930

MORGAN, Arthur Clinton  Journalist, UAP, HR, Qld

B. 1881 Warwickt Q.; s. Sir Arthur, pressowner, MLC, MLA and Premier Q., and Alice Augusta, nee Clinton; m. 1907 Brisb. Anna Hobbs; 2s. 2d. D. 2 Aug 1957 N. Syd., NSW. Grandson of James Morgan, MLA (Q.). C. of E.

Ed. Warwick State School, apprentice journalist on Warwick Argus, sub-editor 1910- 14, Morgan family sold the paper in 1914; he then toured world studying journalism in Eng. and America. 1914-17 AIF, 11th Light Horse, in Gallipoli and Palestine, Lieut, invalided home. 1918-21 associate editor of Brisb. Daily Mail; assisted in inauguration for United Graziers Assn of Q. of Graziers Review of which he was first editor 1921-27; then editor Brisb. Sun from 1927.

MHR Darling Downs 1929-31, defeated. Member Select. Cttee on Tobacco Industry 1929-30.

WW 1927-55; Melb, Punch 23 Jan 1905; CM 6 Aug 1957; Q, Country Life 22 Aug 1957.

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Arthur Morgan, c.1930

Arthur Morgan, c.1930

Life Summary [details]


14 August, 1881
Warwick, Queensland, Australia


2 August, 1957 (aged 75)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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